Sunday, August 05, 2007

Joe Sees The Moon


This is from the movie Joe Vs. The Volcano. Joe is abandoned at sea on a raft, and he is facing death.

I am so glad that YouTube has this up, so that I get to share it with you all. This is one of the most beautiful scenes in the history of American-filmaking.

Notice that Joe says, "I forgot how Big ..." and then he never completes the sentence.

There is a very good reason that Tom Hanks, who started out his career as a goofy comedian, became an important actor.

He truly is a genius, and this scene, along with the filmaker's direction, is proves it.